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Course Description

Many personal care homes do not have licensed medical staff. Administrators or their designees are often responsible for detecting if a resident has a concerning or acute medical need that requires a medical evaluation. This training will examine common medical terms, diagnoses, symptoms, and needs that non-medical personal care home staff frequently encounter so that residents receive prompt medical attention and care. 

This training is for active personal care home administrators and their designees. The course is not open to the general public. 

Provided by Temple University Harrisburg, and Funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Bureau of Human Services Licensing. 

 

Course Outline

Registration:


- Individual online registration is required for each person
- During this fiscal year, a total of 8 trainings are being offered on this topic

 

Training Details:


- Training will run from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm with sign-in beginning at 8:00 am each day
- Coffee service in the morning only
- Lunch is on your own
- Certificates for 6 hours will be issued upon completion of the entire training
- Partial certificates for late arrival or early departure are not available

 

Fall 2019 Locations and Dates*

Please click on course numbers in the boxes to the right to select the location and date for these training events. Use + and - controls to open/close each selection.(Scroll down to see all offerings)
 

IPS0055 - 001  Philadelphia: *NEW LOCATION* Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia City Avenue - September 13, 2019

IPS0055 - 002  Edinboro: *NEW LOCATION* Edinboro University - September 26, 2019

IPS0055 - 003  Mars: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh/Cranberry - September 27, 2019 

IPS0055 - 004  Williamsport: Holiday Inn Williamsport - October 2, 2019

IPS0055 - 005  Wilkes-Barre: Holiday Inn Wilkes-Barre East Mountain - October 3, 2019

IPS0055 - 006  Ambler: Temple University Ambler - October 18, 2019

IPS0055 - 007  Harrisburg: *NEW LOCATION* Holiday Inn Grantville - November 8, 2019

IPS0055 - 008  Altoona: Blair County Convention Center - November 22, 2019
 

Please note:

- It is difficult to maintain room temperatures that are comfortable for all participants, and the room temperature may vary. A sweater or jacket is helpful if the room becomes too cool.

 

Learner Outcomes


Attendance at this training will afford the participant the ability to:

1. Recognize when a resident's heart rate/pulse, blood pressure, oxygen level, weight loss, diabetes, pressure wounds, and other medical needs or concerns require a medical evaluation. 

2. Describe what direct care actions should be completed so that every resident's care needs are identified and managed.

3. Summarize what MRSA, VRE, Hepatitis A, B, and C are, and how they can be transmitted.

4. Recognize why standard precautions are important for preventing the transmission of MRSA, VRE, Hepatitis A, B, and C. 

 

Notes

Cancellation Policy:

In the event of inclement weather, TUH will make every effort to cancel events with as much advance notice as possible. Notification will be sent via email/DestinyOne once a decision to close or delay has been made. In all instances, TUH will follow the University’s and/or the agency’s cancellation decisions.

 

Prerequisites

- These courses are not open to the public

- Must be an active Personal Care Home Administrator or an Administrator's Designee

- Each training is limited to two staff per home

 

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Section Title
PCHA Continuing Education - Identifying Resident Medical Needs
Type
Discussion
Days
Th
Time
8:00AM to 3:30PM
Dates
Sep 26, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
  • Off Campus Sites
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $0.00
Section Notes

*NEW LOCATION*

Location: Edinboro University 

Address: 219 Meadville Street, Edinboro, PA 16444

Meeting Room: Progue Multipurpose Room A

Parking: Complimentary parking at Edinboro University 

Date: Thursday, September 26, 2019

Registration: Individual online registration is required for each person

Training Details:

  • 8:00 am Sign-in
  • 8:30 am to 3:30 pm Training
  • Certificate for 6 hours will be issued
  • Partial certificate for late arrival or early departure are not available
  • Coffee service will be provided in the morning (only)
  • Lunch is on your own - restaurants located on Edinboro University campus and within 1 mile driving distance
Section Title
PCHA Continuing Education - Identifying Resident Medical Needs
Type
Discussion
Days
F
Time
8:00AM to 3:30PM
Dates
Sep 27, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
  • Off Campus Sites
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $0.00
Section Notes

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh - Cranberry

Address: 910 Sheraton Drive, Mars, PA 16046

Room: Dogwood 

Parking: Complimentary parking at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh - Cranberry

Date: Friday, September 27, 2019

Registration: Individual online registration is required for each person

Training Details:

  • 8:00 am Sign-in
  • 8:30 am to 3:30 pm Training
  • Certificate for 6 hours will be issued
  • Partial certificate for late arrival or early departure are not available
  • Coffee service will be provided in the morning (only)
  • Lunch is on your own - a restaurant is located within DoubleTree Hotel 
Section Title
PCHA Continuing Education - Identifying Resident Medical Needs
Type
Discussion
Days
W
Time
8:00AM to 3:30PM
Dates
Oct 02, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
  • Off Campus Sites
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $0.00
Section Notes

Location: Holiday Inn Williamsport

Address: 100 Pine Street, Williamsport, PA 17701

Meeting Room: Grand Ballroom

Parking: Complimentary parking at Holiday Inn Williamsport

Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Registration: Individual online registration is required for each person

Training Details:

  • 8:00 am Sign-in
  • 8:30 am to 3:30 pm Training
  • Certificate for 6 hours will be issued
  • Partial certificate for late arrival or early departure are not available
  • Coffee service will be provided in the morning (only)
  • Lunch is on your own - a restaurant is located at the hotel 
Section Title
PCHA Continuing Education - Identifying Resident Medical Needs
Type
Discussion
Days
Th
Time
8:00AM to 3:30PM
Dates
Oct 03, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
  • Off Campus Sites
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $0.00
Section Notes

Location: Holiday Inn Wilkes Barre - East Mountain

Address: 600 Wildflower Drive, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

Parking: Complimentary parking at Holiday Inn East Mountain - Wilkes Barre

Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019

Registration: Individual online registration is required for each person

Training Details:

  • 8:00 am Sign-in
  • 8:30 am to 3:30 pm Training
  • Certificate for 6 hours will be issued
  • Partial certificate for late arrival or early departure are not available
  • Coffee service will be provided in the morning (only)
  • Lunch is on your own - a restaurant is located at the hotel 
Section Title
PCHA Continuing Education - Identifying Resident Medical Needs
Type
Discussion
Days
F
Time
8:00AM to 3:30PM
Dates
Oct 18, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $0.00
Section Notes

Location: Temple University Ambler - Learning Center

Address: 580 Meetinghouse Road, Ambler, PA 19022

Meeting Room: Learning Center 202/203

Parking: Complimentary parking at Temple University Ambler

Date: Friday, October 18, 2019

Registration: Individual online registration is required for each person

Training Details:

  • 8:00 am Sign-in
  • 8:30 am to 3:30 pm Training
  • Certificate for 6 hours will be issued
  • Partial certificate for late arrival or early departure are not available
  • Coffee service will be provided in the morning (only)
  • Lunch is on your own - restaurants are located within a 1.5 mile driving distance
Section Title
PCHA Continuing Education - Identifying Resident Medical Needs
Type
Discussion
Days
F
Time
8:00AM to 3:30PM
Dates
Nov 08, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
  • Off Campus Sites
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $0.00
Section Notes

*NEW LOCATION*

Location: Holiday Inn Harrisburg (Hershey Area) I-81

Address: 604 Station Road, Grantville, PA 17028

Meeting Room: Majestic I & II

Parking: Complimentary parking at Holiday Inn Harrisburg (Hershey Area)

Date: Friday, November 8, 2019

Registration: Individual online registration is required for each person

Training Details:

  • 8:00 am Sign-in
  • 8:30 am to 3:30 pm Training
  • Certificate for 6 hours will be issued
  • Partial certificate for late arrival or early departure are not available
  • Coffee service will be provided in the morning (only)
  • Lunch is on your own - Hotel has a lunch buffet and ala carte cafe options
Section Title
PCHA Continuing Education - Identifying Resident Medical Needs
Type
Discussion
Days
F
Time
8:00AM to 3:30PM
Dates
Nov 22, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
  • Off Campus Sites
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $0.00
Section Notes

Location: Blair County Convention Center

Address: 1 Convention Center Drive, Altoona, PA 16602

Meeting Room: Rooms 202 & 203

Parking: Complimentary parking at Blair County Convention Center

Date: Friday, November 22, 2019

Registration: Individual online registration is required for each person

Training Details:

  • 8:00 am Sign-in
  • 8:30 am to 3:30 pm Training
  • Certificate for 6 hours will be issued
  • Partial certificate for late arrival or early departure are not available
  • Coffee service will be provided in the morning (only)
  • Lunch is on your own - multiple restaurants are located within a 2 mile drive